Fran Schwartz - Graphic, Web Designer, and Illustrator

Welcome to my portfolio.

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I am a Graphic, Web Designer and Illustrator living in New York City.

I'm always on the lookout for projects small or large. So please contact me if you need my services!

As a Website Designer, I adapt code to create elegantly designed CSS and XHTML, with or without the assistance of Dreamweaver!

Please check out my portfolio to get a better idea of my work, just click on the framed images.

View my resume here (visualcv)

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Cosmic Ocean

This is my newest portfolio of Digital Art "Cosmic Ocean". It is an example of a fullscreen slideshow, which incorporates videa as well as images. The site can also use a YouTube video in this format.

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Graphics Gallery

These are examples of graphic assets, including Identity, Branding, Typography I have created. They were created using various software in Adobe Creative Suite CS4. I also use Quark, Flash and and PowerPoint.

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Angel Flight - jQuery Animation

"Angel Flight" illustrates what one can do to animate a site without using any Flash. I used only HTML, CSS, and a jQuery code called "Spritely", developed by London based company Artlogic, to achieve these effects. I am also featured on Spritely's gallery page.

Flash Gallery
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Screenshot Gallery

These are Screengrabs/Screenshots of pages I have designed. These images represent pages which are are fully functional, and some which are samples of designs I created.

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Elysium Woven Jewels

Jewelry Gallery showcases: Couture, Made To Order, Bridal.

I also create high-end, made to order jewelry which incorporate precious, semi-precious stones and/or pearls "woven" with precious metal wire. Prices are based on materials and labor. Take a look!

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Digital Illustration

Adobe PhotoShop, and Illustrator

This gallery showcases digital graphic paintings and Illustration created with Adobe software. My background as a non-digital graphic designer and illustrator allows me to create intricate and beautifully rendered images. You can see some examples of my non-digital work in the last gallery.

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Underwater Sculpture

Digital Illustration Typography and Video

I created this page to showcase the brilliant work of British Sculptor Jason de Caires Taylor. I used a video from YouTube to embed into the page using a Longtail Video player and skin to enhance the look of the page and message of the showcase.

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Non-Digital Illustration and Painting

Here are some examples of my work as a non-digital illustrator. I have mastered using most artist's media, but I prefer using the most current software to create this type of work.

What sets me apart from most other designers, is my ability to utilize my skill sets as a painter and illustrator to deliver extremely well executed digital work. As you can see, I am highly proficient in the use and manipulation of color, layout, typography and design.

You can contact me here@: fran.schwartz@gmail.com.com

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